United Nations called on Turkey to end state of emergency

Vastavam Web: The United Nations has called on Turkey to end a state of emergency imposed after a 2016 failed coup attempt, saying it has led to “profound” human rights violations.In a report released today, the UN said the state of emergency has paved the way to arbitrary detentions and dismissals, infringements on the rights to freedom of association and expression and torture and ill-treatment.Turkey has blamed the coup on a network of followers of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and launched a massive crackdown on his supporters and others accused of links to terror groups.